A long time ago I realised that 'economising' on sleep was not a good idea; partly because it violates 'natural law'. Here is an interesting article which, among other things, says: "People who lack the right amount of sleep suffer a reduction in their cognitive abilities without really being conscious of it". Scientists using smartphone app to study slumber patterns warn … [Read more...] about Should We Say “Hey Sleepy” Instead Of “Hey Stupid”?
Before I kick off with the main points of this article, I will cover some background issues/disclaimers/disclosures: I am not a current, nor former member, of any police force. I do not have, and have not had, any relatives in the police, though a cousin (by marriage) was the Chief Justice of Queensland until July 2014. He is now the Governor of Queensland. Some family … [Read more...] about Why We Need To Support Our Police
A confronting article title hey? Perhaps you think I'm silly...er...insane...for writing it? Hold on a sec...I'll 'prove' it to you - logically. The Roman poet Horace wrote: Ira furor brevis est The English translation is: Anger is a brief insanity Let's examine this more closely and draw upon personal experience. Do you recall a time when you saw someone … [Read more...] about You Are Insane More Often Than You Think
'Road safety' is a term we often come across, however from my experience on Australian roads it is abundantly clear that vast numbers of drivers are not paying heed to the need to drive safely. In fact it may even be that most drivers ignore basic road safety stuff. An extremely common driving error - yes error - is driving too close to the vehicle in front. Watch this … [Read more...] about Road Safety – Do You Drive Too Close To Vehicle In Front? Probably; Many Do. Succinct Helpful Video.
Do you think that speeding by a little over the limit is OK? ...That road safety is not affected? At least, not by much? I see often large numbers of people out on the roads who are travelling at up to 10 kph over the limit. ...The chances of them getting caught are small, which will probably be a primary reason they speed 'just a little bit'. But what about the … [Read more...] about Why You MUST Reframe The Way You Look At Speed When Driving – Road Safety